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Ransomware and cloud attacks expected to increase in 2020

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On average, hackers attack every 29 seconds — that’s 2,244 times every day. And they’re not anywhere close to slowing down. That’s why businesses around the globe need to have a holistic cybersecurity strategy in place. In 2020, the best ...

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Will 2020 be an anxious year for corporate counsel?

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Given their level of responsibility, corporate counsel are a nervous lot as a rule. But according to recent survey, corporate litigators might spend the coming year feeling jumpier than usual. Houston-based law firm Norton Rose Fulbright reached out to 287 ...

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Significant shift: California privacy law harbinger of new state statutes

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More than 18 months after the implementation of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation in 2018, companies that collect the personal information of Californians are about to be ruled by a similar provision: the California Consumer Privacy Act. The ...

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EPLI: Does your company need employment-practices coverage?

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To err is human — and to be insured is a smart business decision. Whether it is a street-corner retail outlet or a white-shoe law firm, insurance is one headache that every business shares. From general liability policies to errors-and-omissions ...

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Key lessons: What jurors really think about your employment case

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As trial lawyers representing employers, we have learned a great deal over time about how jurors tend to think about employment cases. Yet watching a jury deliberate during a mock trial — behind a one-way mirror — is always a ...

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Blind woman presents novel challenge to arbitration agreement

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Ordinarily, disputes regarding arbitration agreements come down to legal issues to be resolved by courts — or, as is frequently the case, by the arbitrators themselves. But a case argued before the Missouri Supreme Court on Oct. 2 presents the ...

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The future is now: How Gen Z is driving a health care revolution

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Luc Matthew is a 17-year-old senior at Easton Area High School in eastern Pennsylvania. Young and healthy, he doesn’t think much about health care unless it’s time for the annual school physical. When he does get sick, he sees the ...

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Ensuring access: Law firms adopt technology for better security, document search

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Much like other industries, the legal world is rapidly adopting new technologies to improve efficiencies, better serve clients and ultimately to maintain security and remain profitable in an ultra-competitive industry. Long considered an industry slow to adapt and resistant to ...

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